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and google and facebook. and all of those things that we can't live without, right? social services got me back acquainted with getting my drivers' license back, because while i was on drugs i had lost my driver's license. and how many of you know that in california it's really hard to get around without a car? can i get a witness? >> amen. >> i know work for the city and county of san francisco. i work over at san francisco general hospital, in the dietary department. i have been there for almost three years. [ applause ] >> i will be graduating from the university of phoenix this year with a degree in criminal justice. and as barry has already told you i freelances an interpret. he said that the dead are not resurrected here. i stand here before you to let you know that the dead will be resurrected. because my life was over before i came here and it has been resurrected all today. [ applause ] thank you very much for taking the time to listen to me. my name is tyrone and i'm under construction. god speed to you all. [ applause ] >> thank you, tyrone. whew. [ [ laughter ] >> it is my
companies like google and apple and facebook with incredible growth. in san francisco, mayor lee has welcomed to the fold in twitter, zynga, companies that are into cloud computing, hiring lots of people that not only want to live and work in the valley but recognize san francisco as being part of the valley. we are, indeed, fortunate, from san jose to san francisco, to be part of the innovation economy. we are finally seeing once again california's innovation is leading us out of the last three years of recession. i do not know about you but i am pretty tired of the recession. i made a statement several years ago that it was about time for an adjustment to the economy, things were too expensive, overheated. two years after that, i regretted making that comment. it was great to hear jim say when you look at education, you look at the programs, traveling around the world, that there is one constant. there are people and technology that say this is a place they want to be. entrepreneurs say this is where they want to be. when companies like facebook are started at an institution like h
will bing or google her, whatever your preferences, and learn more about our company. the silicon valley leadership group did a soft launch in january of something we call start-up silicon valley. it is for innovation economy, ceo's in this region to join at the leadership group basically for free. because we want to capture in the them to the dna that david packard, our founder had, which was a balance of running, brilliance, dynamic companies while, at the same time, being deeply engaged in your communities and in the quality of life of your employees. that is the scale that we want to raise up in these incredibly innovative young entrepreneurs. we have about 20 of them here in the audience today. i want to just mention three of them and embarrass them. they do not know i am going to do this. all of these at this in common. they have less than 40 employees currently. their business has been around for less than four years. and, like me, they are younger than 40 years old. [laughter] why are you laughing? [laughter] let me introduce the ceo of snoozie. stand. [applause] the ceo of good
he was close to death. >>> google and microsoft say a free wi-fi service would spark an explosion of innovation that would benefit most americans, especially the poor. but cell phone companies are lob biping against the idea which would -- lobbying against the idea which would let people use their phones without paying a monthly charge. >>> twitter was buzzing during super bowl sunday. fans tweeted between the 49ers and the ravens' showdown. there were 24.1 million tweets. 5.5 tweets were posted during beyonce's half-time show. about 231,000 tweets her minute. >>> welt, the super bowl also said the -- well, the super bowl also set the stage for the ultimate sibling rivalry. the first time two brothers faced each other. in the end, it was big brother, john, and his ravens who came out onen to of jim and the 49ers -- outen to top of jim and the 49 -- out on top of him and the 49ers. >> congratulated him. told him i was very proud. >> i told him i loved him. >> they hugged. the media hype, it really was not a distraction. >>> and jim harbaugh decided to pull alex smith there when he
is as an engineer. if you google it, it is problem- solving. i came to washington to solve problems. unfortunately, as the problems have gotten bigger, congress has gotten smaller. not smaller in size or ego, but smaller in the ability to get things done. we are pulled in one direction or the other, we have to do this for our party or for this group or that group. what we need is for all of you to help us by reaching out to your representatives and tell them to join with us, and join with no labels. tell your representative to become a problem solver. it will give your representatives the incentive to join us and come together because in the end, we have to work together for our country to solve these problems. it is only going to have been not just because the 25 of us get together, but because the american people say we need to get things solved. we need you to solve them. this is not just up to us, it is up to every single person in this group. [applause] >> there is something important that happened here this morning. the semi you are represented here today, when they identified themselves, th
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